Anniversary of the Revolution


Country: Russia
Year: 1918
Language: Silent with live music (with Georgian, Russian and English subtitles)
Duration: 119 minutes
Director: Dziga Vertov
Cinematography: Dziga Vertov
Editing: Dziga Vertov



After years and years of searching, the Russian film critic and researcher Nikolai Izvolov finally found the long-lost footage of Dziga Vertov’s first feature-length film in the Russian State Documentary Film & Photo Archive. The unique footage of the intervening period includes beautiful pioneering shots of a roaring crowd running behind a camera mounted on a car, Lenin briefly addressing the man behind the camera, and fiery speeches by Leon Trotsky during the Russian Civil War.

Screening on: Thursday / 9 May / 19:00 / Archive / Tickets are available in the National Archives of Georgia / 40 Pekini Str. (Cinema Hall Entrance)

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